Period
to 18 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Lead Developer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham during the 6 months to 18 January 2018.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Lead Developer
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 143 157 159
Rank change year-on-year +14 +2 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Developer 42 54 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.15% 1.23% 0.94%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.18% 1.27% 0.96%
Number of salaries quoted 34 51 35
Birmingham median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £51,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -11.76% +13.33%
10th Percentile £41,625 £37,500 £34,150
90th Percentile £59,625 £62,500 £89,500
West Midlands median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% -5.26% +5.56%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Birmingham
Permanent vacancies in Birmingham with a recognized job title 3,545 4,243 3,633
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.67% 97.01% 97.32%
Number of salaries quoted 2,693 3,172 3,066
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £66,250 £66,250
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Lead Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings that featured Lead Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for Lead Developer in Birmingham

Lead Developer
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Lead Developer in Birmingham.

Salary trend for Lead Developer in Birmingham

Lead Developer
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Lead Developer in Birmingham over the 6 months to 18 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Lead Developer in Birmingham

Lead Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, Lead Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Birmingham region featuring Lead Developer in the job title.

1 26 (61.90%) JavaScript
2 23 (54.76%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (52.38%) CSS
4 21 (50.00%) HTML
5 15 (35.71%) Linux
5 15 (35.71%) AngularJS
6 14 (33.33%) Java
7 12 (28.57%) C#
8 11 (26.19%) E-Commerce
9 10 (23.81%) Web Development
9 10 (23.81%) Node.js
9 10 (23.81%) Mentoring
10 9 (21.43%) Python
10 9 (21.43%) Microsoft
11 8 (19.05%) C++
11 8 (19.05%) Spring
11 8 (19.05%) Django
11 8 (19.05%) jQuery
12 7 (16.67%) Front End Development
12 7 (16.67%) MySQL
12 7 (16.67%) Apache
12 7 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
13 6 (14.29%) MVC
13 6 (14.29%) TDD
13 6 (14.29%) SharePoint
13 6 (14.29%) SQL Server
13 6 (14.29%) SQL
13 6 (14.29%) .NET
13 6 (14.29%) J2EE
13 6 (14.29%) Sass

Lead Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (16.67%) Apache
2 6 (14.29%) SharePoint
2 6 (14.29%) SharePoint 2013
3 4 (9.52%) IIS
3 4 (9.52%) Umbraco
4 1 (2.38%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (2.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (2.38%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.38%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (2.38%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (2.38%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 6 (14.29%) Office 365
2 5 (11.90%) npm
3 2 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.90%) Intranet
2 1 (2.38%) SAN
2 1 (2.38%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (16.67%) MySQL
2 6 (14.29%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.38%) OLAP
3 1 (2.38%) OLAP Cube
3 1 (2.38%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (11.90%) gulp
2 4 (9.52%) Git (software)
2 4 (9.52%) git-flow
3 1 (2.38%) JIRA
3 1 (2.38%) Maven
3 1 (2.38%) Mocha
3 1 (2.38%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.38%) webpack
General
1 6 (14.29%) Marketing
2 5 (11.90%) Automotive
2 5 (11.90%) Finance
3 1 (2.38%) Advertising
3 1 (2.38%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (52.38%) CSS
2 21 (50.00%) HTML
3 15 (35.71%) AngularJS
4 10 (23.81%) Node.js
5 8 (19.05%) Django
5 8 (19.05%) jQuery
5 8 (19.05%) Spring
6 6 (14.29%) .NET
6 6 (14.29%) J2EE
6 6 (14.29%) KnockoutJS
6 6 (14.29%) LESS
6 6 (14.29%) Sass
7 5 (11.90%) Hibernate
7 5 (11.90%) Java EE
7 5 (11.90%) REST
8 4 (9.52%) LINQ
8 4 (9.52%) React
8 4 (9.52%) RESTful
9 2 (4.76%) JSP
9 2 (4.76%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (9.52%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.38%) Digital Media
2 1 (2.38%) Fintech
2 1 (2.38%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (2.38%) Social Network
2 1 (2.38%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 15 (35.71%) Linux
2 1 (2.38%) AIX
2 1 (2.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (54.76%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (26.19%) E-Commerce
3 10 (23.81%) Mentoring
3 10 (23.81%) Web Development
4 7 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
4 7 (16.67%) Front End Development
5 6 (14.29%) MVC
5 6 (14.29%) TDD
5 6 (14.29%) Translating Business Requirements
6 5 (11.90%) BDD
6 5 (11.90%) Content Management
6 5 (11.90%) Customer Requirements
6 5 (11.90%) Enterprise Content Management
6 5 (11.90%) Open Source
6 5 (11.90%) Presales
6 5 (11.90%) Process Management
6 5 (11.90%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (9.52%) Test Automation
7 4 (9.52%) Unit Testing
7 4 (9.52%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 26 (61.90%) JavaScript
2 14 (33.33%) Java
3 12 (28.57%) C#
4 9 (21.43%) Python
5 8 (19.05%) C++
6 6 (14.29%) SQL
7 5 (11.90%) PowerShell
7 5 (11.90%) TypeScript
8 1 (2.38%) Groovy
8 1 (2.38%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (11.90%) Degree
1 5 (11.90%) MCSD
1 5 (11.90%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 4 (9.52%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (9.52%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (9.52%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (21.43%) Microsoft
2 4 (9.52%) Google
2 4 (9.52%) Sitecore
2 4 (9.52%) Twitter
2 4 (9.52%) Xamarin
3 2 (4.76%) Oracle
4 1 (2.38%) Red Hat